Free camp benefits needy

KANUBARI, Nov 13: Hundreds of students and public benefited from free eye screening camp, organized by Wancho Students Union (WSU) in collaboration with Itanagar’s Ramakrishna Mission Hospital here on Tuesday. Kanubari MLA Gabriel D Wangsu, in his inaugural address, lauded WSU for its initiative to help the masses to get free treatment at their door steps as many cannot afford to go outside for treatment. He also appreciated the medical team for their services and urged the villagers and students to take proper care of their eyes. Elaborating about the camp,…

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Shito-Ryu Seiko Kai Karate-Do Champ ends

From Our Correspondent KHONSA, Sept 23: Games and sports strengthen physical and mental health of the players besides their capacity to concentrate, boost team spirit and self confidence, said Khonsa East MLA-cum-APEDA chairman Wanglam Sawin. He was addressing the valedictory function of two-day 7th state level Shito-Ryu Seiko Kai Karate-Do Championship-2018 at Town Club here on Sunday. He also gave away prizes to the winners. The event, organized by All Tirap Dist Shito Ryu Karate-Do Association under the aegis of Arunachal Shito-Ryu Seiko Kai Karate-Do Association, saw participation of more than…

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NBAR celebrates silver jubilee

KHONSA, June 04: Recalling the past life of Nocte tribe, MLA Tirong Aboh lauded efforts of Naga missionaries working selflessly for their speedy development with moral values. Addressing two-day silver jubilee celebration of Nocte Baptist Asatham Roapkhoan, formerly known as Nocte Baptist Church Association (NBCA), at Poakkoam today, he made special reference of Rev. N.I Meren for his selfless contribution in transforming the life of the locals since 1993 all odds. However, he exhorted the people to live in peace and harmony toeing the principles of Chritianity. Highlighting inception of Christian…

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1 dies by electrocution, 3 seriously hurt

From Gawang Sumpa KHONSA | May 15 | In a tragic accident, one casual electrician Wangkho alias Akho Wangsa was electrocuted to death on the spot while installing new electric poles near Borduria village, 8-km from here around 11.45 am today. Wangkho, 29, was a permanent resident of Pongchau village under Longding district. Three other casual workers of  Khonsa electrical division, who received severe injuries, included   Bothak Wangsu of Chatting village; Tephiam Lama of Borduria village and  Wanghun Lowakho of Paniduria village. They were immediately referred and evacuated by road to AMCH, Dibrugarh…

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Khonsa gets PSK

KHONSA |  May 15 | Tirap DC P N Thungon inaugurated Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) within post office campus here by formally beginning the work to issue passport today in presence of HoDs. It is worth mentioning that with the opening of the PSK, the people of the district will avail the opportunity get passport at their door step.

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Move to make Tirap tobacco-free district

KHONSA | Jan 29 | In an effort to make Tirap a tobacco-free district, District Tobacco Control Cell (DTCC), Khonsa under National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP) organised an awareness programme on ‘harmful effects of tobacco consumption and it’s consequences to health and society’ here today. Social work mobiliser Tai Bai, addressing 138 students and teachers, briefed them  on ‘ill effects of tobacco consumption and it’s consequences while consultant Nijali Tacho highlighted the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act, 2003 (COTPA) and the introduction of…

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Awareness campaign on tobacco conducted 

KHONSA | Aug 07 | Tirap District Tobacco Control Cell (DTCC) today organised an awareness campaign at Don Bosco School at Kheti village  near here,  themed ‘Tobacco – a threat to development’, under National Tobbaco Control Program (NTCP). More than 200 students along with faculty members took part in the event, organized under the supervision of DPO Dr P Rakshit. DTCC consultant Nijali Tacho highlighted law enforcement rules which is to be followed and sought for unfied fight to minimise tobacco consumption. Social work mobiliser Tai Bhai presented PPT on ‘ill…

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‘Coordinated efforts needed to spread love’

  KHONSA | Apr 25 | MLA  Wanglin Lowangdong today expressed his deep concern over the recent incidences of vigilantism by certain fanatic groups by targeting particular community on the basis of religion and food habits. Addressing three-day 9th annual general assembly of Arunachal Baptist Council at Nocte Baptist Churches Association Mission Centre, Poakkom, he stressed the need for more vigourous and coordinated effort to spread the love for all to gain knowledge  about divine love and  everyone know learn to love and respect each other. Nagaland Baptist Church Council president…

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Fire victims given relief materials

  KHONSA | Mar 31 | Relief materials were distributed to 10 fire victims families  of  Post Office Colony here today. The materials including blankets, utensils and other household items were donated by Khonsa West MLA  Tirong Abo and local leader Wangmaan. Ten 10 families had lost their all valuable possessions in a fire mishap on  March 28 last.

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Old Laiwang village gets CFC

From Our Correspondent KHONSA | Mar 01 | Tirap DC Ravi Jha on Tuesday inaugurated a common facility center (CFC) at Old Laiwang in presence Khonsa East MLA Wanglam Sawi aimed at extending facilities in remote and border areas. Sawin, in his address, urged the villagers, PRI members and GoAP officers and officials to work as team for timely completion of projects. He appreciated hard-work of NERCORMP team headed by project manager Lily Rose Jajo and working agency PWD for timely completion of the building. Jha, who sought co-operation for…

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